Easy Rabbit Rillettes

Here's a shortcut recipe for rillettes using our rabbit leg confit, which is slow cooked in an aromatic mixture of stock and fat.
Easy Rabbit Rillettes Recipe | D’Artagnan


  • 2 legs from Rabbit Confit Recipe
  • ¼ cup chicken stock, warmed
  • ¼ cup Duck Fat, plus more as needed, softened
  • Salt and freshly cracked black pepper
  • Cornichons, for serving
  • Baguette, for serving


  1. Shred rabbit confit off the bones. Place rabbit meat in the bowl of a food processor; add chicken stock and about ¼ cup of duck fat. Pulse until mixture is smooth; season to taste with salt and pepper. Stir in enough duck fat to create a spreadable consistency. Place the rillettes in a clean jar and cover with about ¼ inch of duck fat. Refrigerate until ready to use.